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New California Law Targeting Lyft and Uber Could Destroy Freelance Writing in the State

Under California Assembly Bill 5 (AB 5), officially taking effect on January 1, a strict set of criteria established by the state’s Supreme Court will determine if Californians are to be considered as employees of a certain company. Under those criteria, if a worker performs a part of a company’s core business, if employers direct […]

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A Third of American Workers Now Freelance

Some 57 million Americans, more than a third of the workforce, are now working freelance, and their income amounts to $1 trillion, a report from the online staffing company Upwork says.  The report also said that the number of people who saw this line of work as a long-term career choice was roughly the same […]

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Vimeo Launches a Video Freelancer Marketplace The video site Vimeo is launching a marketplace where video freelancers can advertise and sell their services to businesses that have a need for video professionals. Any paying Vimeo members can be included by tagging their profile with the “available for hire” mark, while the people hiring can post […]

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Trade Unions Demand an End to the Dutch Freelance Tax Break

The CNV, the second-largest trade union federation in the Netherlands, is demanding that the government of that country completely discontinues its current freelancer tax break. The government’s CPB advisory body has also been arguing against the break for some time.   The tax break was introduced years ago to cover for additional expenses freelancers have […]

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In New York City One-Third of the Workforce Is Freelancing

On Tuesday, the freelance platform Upwork, Freelancers Union, and the Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment (MOME) released a report revealing that one-third of the workforce in New York City had done some amount of freelance work in the previous year. That is roughly 1.3 million New Yorkers, to be precise. Another thing is that […]

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From Now on, Fiverr Offers E-Commerce Services

In order for your company to get noticed on the internet, it’s not enough to simply be present on social platforms and have a website. If you want to attract a lot of people and show them your product, you should adopt contemporary e-commerce growth and digital marketing methods. Fiverr is striving to enable entrepreneurs […]

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Pakistani Freelancers Are in a Better Position Than Russians and Indians

Dispatch News Desk, which is a News Agency, has done some research, and according to their analysis, these are the top 10 countries for freelancers: The USA The U.K. Brasil Pakistan Ukraine Philippines India Bangladesh Russia Serbia Compared to the last year, Pakistan saw an increase of 47% in freelance jobs. The said report indicated […]

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Skills Which Could Get You a Lot of Money

Upwork, a global platform for freelancers, has published a report which outlines what wages freelancers are achieving in different industries such as finance, law, developing, and marketing. Adam Ozimek, who is Upwork’s chief economist, has said that data found in the report shows that complex jobs are being performed by professionals. He added that highly […]

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Upwork Pointed out the Top 20 Skills

Upwork, which is a website for freelance workers, has published a report which indicated skills that are more and more needed in the freelance job market in the U.S. The Upwork Skills Index categorizes 20 skills on this website in a quarterly series. It clarifies what new skills are, and offers the chance to see […]

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